5 bedroom house for sale
Apokoronas, Chania, Greece
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This very high quality villa is situated on the hillside just above the popular village of Plaka and is within easy walking distance of the tavernas and cafes in the village.This large house offers 3 ground floor bedrooms, 3 bathrooms plus a lower floor 2 bedroom apartment which could be made separate, if desired.Access is directly from the tarmac village road into the stone-paved off-road parking area. The boundaries of the property are clearly defined by walls. The front garden has been tastefully planted with drought tolerant shrubs and is fully irrigated. The half-glazed front door is protected from the elements by an arched covered veranda, which provides a pleasant sheltered seating area. The house is reverse style with the bedrooms on the ground floor plus bathroom and living room on the first floorA hallway leads to the bedrooms and bathroom. The spacious bathroom has a full sized bath tub with glass shower screen, WC with bidet plus large hand-basin set into a vanity unit. The room is tiled with a combination of large and mosaic travertine tiles in natural hues. To the left of the front door are the internal stairs to the lower floor apartment.The 3 bedrooms are made up of 2 x doubles plus one single. The double rooms are situated on the seaward side of the house. Each benefit from spacious fitted wardrobes and patio doors to the ground floor veranda. External steps lead from this area down to the pool area and both rooms have excellent views across the pool to the sea.The single bedroom is to the left of the hallway and is a generous room which would also be perfect for a study, craft room or officeThe covered veranda has arched openings and the half walls are topped with classic wrought iron railings for both safety and style. Views to the pool area and to the sea beyond are superb.A tiled staircase rises opposite the bathroom to the first floor which offers:A spacious open plan living room which comfortably accommodates 2 large settees providing seating for 6 people plus TV table and storage unit. A wood burning stove offers a winter focal point, but the main view is from the patio doors to the magnificent sea view across the pool.The dining area is immediately next to the kitchen and would again seat 6. There is a picture window providing views to the side of the house. The kitchen is "U" shaped and fitted with plentiful wall and storage cupboards in a rich wood-effect with slate style work surfaces and charcoal splash-back tiles. A door opens to the breakfast terrace to take advantage of the morning sun. The built-in appliances including split level oven, ceramic hob & cooker hood, dishwasher and built-in fridge and are included in the price. The first floor veranda is accessed via the living room patio doors is very spacious. This area offers an outside dining space plus an area for relaxing in the summer sun. The veranda is half covered which shades the living room from the summer heat and also offers shade for daytime use. The views are just incredible during winter and summer across the pool and the brilliant green of the mature conifers then towards the village rooftops and onward to the sea. Lower ground floor:From the ground floor hallway an internal staircase leads down to the vast lower floor which offers the option of either additional living space or, with a small adjustment, a self-contained 2 bedroom apartment.
The bedrooms are on the far side of the room and large windows ensure the whole area is filled with streams of natural light. Both bedrooms are spacious doubles and there is a good sized At the foot of the stairs a door to the right opens into a generous utility room with washing machine and dryer plus room for storage. The central heating boiler plus fuel tank is also in this room. Outside:The seaward facing garden is fully landscaped with good sized pool and paved sun terraces. The towering conifers are an eye-catching green and provide a wind-break against summer breezes.
The area is walled and topped with black wrought iron railings. The whole garden has sufficient greenery to soften the stone work, but remains very low maintenance with a full irrigation system. Property features:Air conditioningAluminium windowsSolar panel installationCentral heating installationFresh water storage tank.5 bedroom villa with sea views and private swimming pool in Plaka.
- Chania (International), 11.1 miles
- Heraklion (International), 90.2 miles
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